The voice clinic in a general hospital

  • Eryl Evans


This chapter will describe the running of a voice clinic within the speech therapy department of a general hospital. The hospital itself is relatively small (400 beds) and deals mainly with acute problems, with the inpatient population being largely transient. The ENT department on the other hand, serves a large, rural catchment area, and therefore the proportion of ENT referrals among the speech therapy caseload is high. Over a period of twelve months 90% of referrals to the department had some form of voice disorder, and this obviously influences the running of the department.


Vocal Cord Speech Therapist Voice Disorder Voice Therapy Voice Problem 
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